Learn More

Alfred Ramos

Rookie (3-2-1945 / California)

Escaping Fear


Escaping Fear
(Idea and input by Anita Atina)
Does fear hold us back
Does it make us lose track
From dreams unfulfilled
From dreams we must rebuild
Love allowed to drift away
Emotional debts left to repay
Passions allowed to wither
Like a snake they slither
What restrains us
What makes us jump on a runaway bus
Fear itself is a necessity
It balances common sense and calamity
It teeters between our heart and brain
Accomplishing things that I can’t explain
Fear is that final taste
That if we don’t try it is all for waste
Failure has its successes
To learn from what it professes
So from fear there is no escaping
Be adamantly in charge of what it’s reshaping

Submitted: Saturday, May 31, 2008

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Escaping Fear by Alfred Ramos )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  4. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  5. Touched by an Angel, Maya Angelou
  6. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  7. The Raven, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. Alone And Drinking Under The Moon, Li Po
  9. No Man Is An Island, John Donne
  10. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas

Poem of the Day

poet Li Po

Amongst the flowers I
am alone with my pot of wine
drinking by myself; then lifting
my cup I asked the moon
to drink with me, its reflection
and mine in the wine cup, just
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

poet Marvin Brato Sr

New Poems

  1. Seven Eleven, Nassy Fesharaki
  2. Synonyms For POET, Adriana Avila
  3. A Poem A Day Keeps The Doctor Away, Adriana Avila
  4. She looks Like a Princess, Rohit Sapra
  5. Just as I am., Roxanne Dubarry
  6. Winter night, Tom Squires
  7. mockingbird, oskar hansen
  8. Villanelle The Fake or the Phoney thrive.., T (no first name) Wignesan
  9. Looking at love, David Cadywold
  10. The Course Of A Butterfly, Maurice Harris
[Hata Bildir]